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STANDARD

SERIES

SCHOOL READERS, &c.

A NEW AND IMPROVED SERIES,

By EPES SARGENT,
AUTHOR OF "THE STANDARD SPEAKER "

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6. The First-Class Standard Reader. 4. The Standard Fourth Reader.

The Standard Third Reader, or Guide to Articulation. 2. The Standard Second Reader. With Ilustrations by Billings.

The Standard First Reader. With Illustrations by Billings.
The Standard Primer. With Illustrations by Billings.
The Standard Speller. With Illustrations by Billings.

Mr. Sargent has been several years engaged in the preparation of these works. Besides every well-tested improvement, they embrace some novel features that give the series peculiar claims upon the favor of teachers.

Great attention is paid, especially in the more elementary books, to the subject of articulation and pronunciation.

THE FIRST-Class STANDARD READER has passed through ton large editions in less than six months from its appearance in the market - a success quite unparalleled in the history of American school-books. It forms a beautiful 12mo of 478 pages.

THE STANDARD FOURtu READER is meeting with a success quite equal to that which has attended its predecessor. It is pronounced the handsomest Reader, mechanically considered, in the market ; while its intrinsic superiority is not less apparent to a critical examination. It contains a thorough course of preliminary exercises in Articulation, Pronunciation, Accent, &c.; numerous Exercises in Reading ; & new system of References, and a copious Explanatory Index. The reading exercises have been graduated with ex. treme care to the tastes and capacities of the class of pupils next to that for which the First-Class Reader is designed. TAE STANDARD FOURTH READER forms a beautiful 12mo of 336 pages, long primer type, leaded.

*** Copies of these Readers, for examination, will be supplied gratuitously to teachers, subject to their orders as to conveyance. By sending 24 cents in postage stamps for the FIRST-CLASS STANDARD READER, or 18 oents in stamps for the ŠTANDARD FOURTH READER, they can be sent by wail to any part of the United States, postage prepaid.

PHILLIPS, SAMPSON & Co., Publishers,

13 WINTER ST., BOSTON

STANDARD BRITISH POETS.

EDITED BY EPES SARGENT.
PUBLISHED BY PHILLIPS, SAMPSON & CO., BOSTON.

It is the intention of the editor to issue, in a cheap, elegant, and uniform series, a Family and School Library of the Standard British Poets. This is intended to comprise those poets ouly whose works are unexceptionable, and can be, with propriety, placed in the hands of the young of both sexes.

There have already been published, of this series, the Complete Poetical Works of THOMAS CAMPBELL, SAMUEL ROGERS, WILLIAM COLLINS,

THOMAS GRAY, OLIVER GOLDSMITH, THOMAS HOOD. These will be followed by the Complete Poetical Works of Thomson and Young, and at short intervals by the other Poets embraced in the series.

I. THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS CAMPBELL. With an ORIGINAL BIOGRAPHY AND Notes. With an ENGRAVED PORTRAIT,

and full-length PEN-AND-INK SKETCH. Price $1. Edited by EPES SARGENT. This collection of Campbell's Poems is more nearly complete than any that has been previously made. - North American Review.

It contains afty more poems than any other edition extant, some of them unsurpassed by the poet's best pieces. - Norton's [N. Y.] Literary Guzette.

This is the finest library edition of Campbell that we have ever seen.-Puritan-Recorder.
It possesses several advantages over any previous edition. - Clark's Knickerbocker.
It is a gift-book that will prove a perennial. - Boston Post.

The chier feature in this beautiful edition of Campbell's Poems is the very full and excel lent life of the poet by Mr. Sargent. - Christian Eraminer.

What a delicious book is this new edition of Campbell, with its ample memoir, its fulllength portrait of the poet, and the familiar poems, as finished, and as precious, and as everlasting as pearls! - N. P. WILLIS, N. Y. Home Journal.

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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OP SAMUEL ROGERS.

WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH AND NOTES. It is as handsome a book as was ever printed in this country.- Evening Transcript. ROGERS and CAMPBELL are emphatically the household poets of the last half-century. National Intelligencer.

It makes a valuable and beautiful gift-book. - N. Y, Mirror.

The chief feature of this series is the careful editing, full collection of the writings, and complete personal and literary history in prefatory memoirs. - N. Y. Churchonan.

We are glad that Mr. Rogers has found so competent an editor in this country as Mr. Sar gent, whose agreeable sketch of his life is well worthy to be prefixed to these sweet and graceful poems. - W.C. BRYANT, N. Y. Evening Post.

This volume reflects the highest credit on the editor and publishers, for its typographical accuracy and beauty, quality of paper, and whole getting up. - N. Y. Christian Einquirer.

III. THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COLLINS, THOMAS GRAY, AND OLIVER GOLDSMITH

WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND NOTES. This volume has just been issued. It is the most complete edition of the poets embraced w it that has yet been published.

IV.

NOW READY.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS HOOD.

WITH MEMOIR, ETU.

V.
IN PRESS.

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JAMES THOMSON

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